Complaints are still pouring in of foul-smelling, yellow coloured drinking water being supplied to residents of various localities in the Old City. This is despite the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board claiming that measures have been taken to ensure that the water is potable.

Hyderabad, Sept.

Hyderabad, Aug. 20: Thanks to the copious inflows into the reservoirs that feed the city, the prospects of resumption of daily water supply have brightened.

Hyderabad, July 20: Despite a good monsoon so far, the Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board is yet to resume drawing water from the Osmansagar, popularly known as Gandipet. As a result many areas in the city are still suffering from drinking water shortage. Officials had stopped supplies from Gandipet two months back following complaints of foul smell in the water.

Hyderabad, Feb. 1: The Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Hyderabad will organise a three-day international conference on climate change and its impact on water, food and environment in the city from Wednesday. About 300 delegates from various universities are expected to attend.

This document represents the collective expertise of a diverse group of individuals concerned with ecosystem degradation, and the continuing loss of the services provided by these ecosystems. Attention is given to aquatic ecosystems because of water`s fundamental role as the `blood` of ecosystem structure and functions, and an engine of economic production.

Hyderabad, Sept. 19: The government has decided to punish those who built illegal constructions upstream of Osamansagar and Himayatsagar.

For two historical water bodies in Hyderabad

Two drinking water lakes of Hyderabad - Osman Sagar and Mir Alam, were studied for their chemistry for two years (1977-78). Mir Alam, the older of the two, showed higher silicate content. Dissolved component formed 91-27% of the total silicate content in these lakes.